Can't find that patent at the Patent Office. Could you be more specific and cite what it is? The number you give is not recognized by the Patent Office online. And, what is the significance of this patent you cite?
Just copy-paste into the Googletron - click link. Note that it's a patent application not an issued patent.
I'll let others decide significance - it is not sales, just a patent app; so while promising, it could just as well mean nothing.
Means the bioplastics market is alive. BASF will be a contender. MBLX is strongly positioned as long as they produce. News about Antibioticos will be the most welcome announcement of the spring, likely accompanied by an extreme short squeeze.